Trainer for facilitation skill training



VVOB – education for development is an organisation based in Belgium with more than 35 years of experience in sustainably improving the quality of education systems. VVOB has received support for this from multiple leading funding partners, adding up to a total annual budget of over 13 million euros spread over 10 country programs. VVOB reinforces the capacity of ministries of Education and their institutions to implement their education policies as effectively as possible. This guarantees the sustainability of results. The geographical, thematic, and operational choices VVOB makes in each programme are informed by relevant research and the policy priorities of VVOB’s partner countries and formulated in partnership with their governments.

Through the 2017-2021 cooperation program ‘Mitigating Preschool Children’s Barriers to Learning in disadvantaged and ethnically diverse districts in Central Vietnam’ (BaMi), VVOB Vietnam works together with the provincial Departments of Education and Training (DOET) of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, and Kon Tum provinces to strengthen competences of preschool teachers and their school leaders in 22 disadvantaged and ethnically diverse districts to improve the quality of learning for all 3- to 5-year-old children in preschools.

The programme focuses on capacity development of DOETs and district Bureau of Education and Training (BOET) in the 3 targeted provinces provide preschool teachers and school leaders (duty bearers) of disadvantaged and ethnically diverse districts with the knowledge, skills, and instruments on (1) using process-oriented child monitoring(POM), (2) addressing barriers to learning and participation and ensure deep level learning among all children and (3) enhancing needs-based/school-based Teacher Professional Development (TPD) for in-service preschool teachers.

Scope of the consultancy

This call is seeking to select qualified expert(s) to work directly with 2 VVOB responsible staff to design and to co-deliver a training on using effective and advanced facilitation skills to deliver various TPD activities within the system of in-service TPD in early childhood education in Vietnam (training, workshop, professional teacher meetings, class observation etc.). VVOB’s TPD sourcebook (provided for reference upon request) will be incorporated in the training to guide the participants to make better use of it when deciding on the appropriate activity for capacity development for specific professional development needs. It is required of the expert(s) to incorporate ICT in the training (e.g., online tools), as much as possible when preparing and facilitating the training workshop. Specifically, the key objectives of the consultancy are:

  • To lead the design of the training including a detailed facilitation plan;
  • To contribute to finalising an observation card on facilitation skills to be used by VVOB staff;
  • To facilitate the pre-meeting prior the training;
  • To lead the facilitation of the training;
  • To facilitate reflective sessions after each training day.

The VVOB responsible staff will support the selected consultant(s) to incorporate content of the VVOB TPD source book and to use ICT for the training, including transfer of content to video clips and/or uploading to online platforms if applicable.

VVOB is responsible to handle logistics for the training including communicating with the participants.

Application requirements

VVOB is inviting bidders to come up with a proposal containing at least:

- A technical proposal:

  • A short description on how you think the training should be in terms of content and methodologies as well as your related concern about the requirements (if any).  
  • To support the consultant’s expertise, service providers are invited to submit the following:
    • An up-to-date CV of all involved consultants/ technical staff
    • References and other information supporting the required expertise listed above
  • If the Consultant includes in his/her proposal one or more ‘key-assistants’ for the assignment, then the CVs of the latter should be included in the Proposal as well.

- A financial proposal

  • Submitted in excel
  • A detailed financial proposal, covering all costs, including an estimation of the to be invested ‘working hours’ for preparation of the facilitation plan, reflective session with VVOB staff prior the training, number of days of the training (a daily rate and an estimated number of days for each part of the assignment). Please make this cost in case of face-to-face training modality. In case of situation need to change to online mode, VVOB is willing to discuss for adjustment (if you are selected). 
  • VAT registration number (if applicable); or Personal Income Tax number
  • Do not include costs for accommodation and travel. VVOB will refund these costs according to VVOB cost norms.

- All documents submitted need to be in English

Proposals are sent to the following e-mail addresses: [email protected] & [email protected] & [email protected]     

The closing date for proposals is 30th Aug 2021 at 5:00 PM (local time in Vietnam)

Please read the full Call for Proposals in the attachment.

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Mon, 2021-08-30